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Young Hearts Run Free

By Redtrumpet  (booksie.com)

US Census figures show that 70% of Black children are born into single-parent, female-headed households. 60% to 90% of the Black men in a jail or prison grow up in father-absent homes. In the UK 57% of black Caribbean children grew up in lone parent households. AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHOR...

Book | Updated Mar 20, 2008 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Oprah,Book,Club,African,American,C.,Rance,Redman,Carlos,Black,Books,Mosaic,Aalbc,Blackexpressions



By Terry Collett  (booksie.com)


Poetry | Updated Mar 1, 2008 | Reads: 63 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Poem,Girl,African,American,Rape,Suicide,New,York


Broken Family Ties

By Pcmarks  (booksie.com)

CLEVELAND OH- Broken Family Ties relates the story of the Grover children whose grandparents’ move in after their parents’ rather mysterious demise. Caroline is a beautiful child but there is something disconcerting about her. The youngest sibling Charles feels betrayed by his...

Novel | Updated Jan 30, 2008 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: African,American,Suspense,Thriller,Family,Extended,Novel,Fiction,Literary


Tern For The Verse: A Pun Game

By Edwardjbradleysr  (booksie.com)

Dedication-#1: Annie Legend, whose surname, if pronounced "En francais" would rhyme with the word "entendre" when properly pronounced "En francais, aussi!". (aussi = another double entendre.) Dedication-#2: Someone, known only to myself, who may celebrate their 30th birthday during the month...

Poetry | Updated Jan 14, 2008 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 9 | Likes: 23
Tags: 1776 1946 30,In,76,Allegory,Alliterate,Alliteration,Alliterative,America,American,Bi-centennial Analogy Annie Annie,Legend,Aussi,Aussie,Aussies,Australia,Baby,Boomer Baby,Boomers,Bi-centennial,Booksie,Children,Ed,Bradley Edward,J,Bradley,Sr Edward,J.,Sr.,Edwardjbradley,Edwardjbradleysr,English,English,Language English,Language,Usage,Entertain,Entertainment,Families,Family,Family,Entertainment Family,Fare Family,Fun Family,Fun

Respect For The Ancestors: American Indian Cultural Affiliation In The American West

By Flashgordon  (booksie.com)

In this eagerly awaited book, the cultural anthropologist Peter N. Jones brings fifteen years and over twenty-five projects to bear on one of the more controversial questions in contemporary American anthropology and American Indian studies. Are contemporary American Indian tribes of the...

Novel | Updated Dec 29, 2007 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Native,American,Indigenous,Tribes,Indians,Plateau,Yakama,Paiute,Kennewick,Holocene,Pleistocene


The Gun Store

By Thelonelyguy  (booksie.com)

When travelling with family, it's good to let off a little steam...

Short Story | Updated Dec 28, 2007 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: Las,Vegas,Hooters,Teenagers,Machine,Guns,Rifle,Range,Sas,Tropicana,Gambling,Family,Holidays,American,Dream,Angst,Shooting


The Navajo Nation And The White Person Buzzard

By James Gagiikwe  (booksie.com)

Navajo police officer helps solve 50 year old murder.

Short Story | Updated Nov 19, 2007 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Police,Navajo,Native,American Wwii,Usaaf Forensic,Crime

Surviving The American Dream

By Thenextbigwriter Workshop  (booksie.com)

Is the American Dream Still Alive?

Poetry | Updated Oct 10, 2007 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Poverty,Hard,Times,American,Dream


Desert Storm

By Cabe  (booksie.com)

When an elite team of United States Marines are sent to investigate a research facility in Qatar, all contact is lost. A second team must be sent to find the first, and that team enters hell itself in the Desert.

Novel | Updated Oct 9, 2007 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: War,Qatar,Marines,American,Desert,Storm,Prologue,United,States,Nerve,Agent,Reporter,Conflict,Battles,Scorpions,Battleship,Firefight,Death,Gas,Fighting


Under The Mohican Moon

By Dino  (booksie.com)

This is a modern day Huckleberry Finn story told in 3rd person, taking place in upstate New York in the foothills of the adirondack mountains. This is the region I was born and spent the majority of my life in so I'm giving it a shot.

Short Story | Updated Aug 29, 2007 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Moon,Mohican,Boy,New,England,York,Run,Away,Dino,Divorce,Sister,Adventure,Action,Mountain,Forest,Indian,Native,American


Shiny New Toy

By Bellavistabear  (booksie.com)

Car Shopping

Poetry | Updated Aug 25, 2007 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: New,Cars,Trucks,Suv's,American,Foreign,Decisions


Scarlett Fever

By Menice  (booksie.com)

what do you see

Poetry | Updated Aug 19, 2007 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Sole,Believed,Native,American,Fear,Sky,Paradise,She,Mountain,Storms,Shunned,Normally,Canter,Doldrums,Shadows,Collide,Parade,Streams,Towards


The Late Great USA

By Bellavistabear  (booksie.com)

Unelected globalists must be stopped in their quest to Create a North American Union.

Poetry | Updated Aug 16, 2007 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Usa,Anti,Globalists,North,American,Union,No,Way!


Points Of Divergence: Book One - The Albert Factor

By Slade  (booksie.com)

A story which profiles the effects of a single change in our history as we know it. Starting with the minute alteration of a mostly forgotten event in the American Civil war, Points of Divergence: The Albert Factor, will examine the effects of that change as it ripples on through the twentieth...

Novel | Updated Jul 27, 2007 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: War,Military,Alternate,History,American,Civil,Historical,Fiction


Meat And Potatoes

By Bellavistabear  (booksie.com)

Meat and Potatoes for me. Insects and intestines I'll never eat.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2007 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Meat,Potatoes,Food,American

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